Outdoors

Lifetime License Drawing Winner Gets Unexpected Birthday Gift
AUSTIN, Texas - William Vlasek got an unexpected surprise on his 50th birthday when notified he had been selected as the first person ever to receive a Lifetime Super...
Early Response Bolsters Sea Turtle Rescue
AUSTIN, Texas -An early and intensive response by state game wardens and coastal fisheries biologists, aided by United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and National...
Audubon Guides Releases iPhone Wildflower apps for Texas
Woodstock, Vt. - Gardeners and wildflower enthusiasts in Texas have a convenient new tool to help them identify flower species. Based on updated and expanded versions of...
Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries, Expo Sponsors and...
ATHENS, Texas-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials intend to make the 2010 State-Fish Art Contest expo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in...
TPWD Seeks Volunteers to Remove Abandoned Crab Traps
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Hoping to add to the mountain of almost 26,000 derelict crab traps hauled from Texas bays since 2002, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials...
Coastal Anglers Asked to Assist During Freeze
AUSTIN, Texas - Coastal anglers are asked to be mindful of conditions during extreme cold weather, particularly the impacts a saltwater freeze event can have on game fish...
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop January 30, 2010 in Mount Pleasant, Texas....
TPWD Limiting Public Hunts on Chaparral WMA to Doves Only
AUSTIN, Texas - Upcoming public hunts on the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area set for Jan. 8-10, 2010, will be limited to doves only due to drought impacts on quail...
Resolve to Reconnect with Your Family and the Outdoors This New Year
BASTROP, Texas - When considering a New Year's resolution, try setting a goal to spend more time reconnecting with what matters most -- your family and the natural beauty...
The Nature Conservancy of Texas and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
HARLINGEN, TEXAS, Dec. 23 2009 - The Nature Conservancy of Texas and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the acquisition of a 1,300-acre conservation...
Texas Parks and Wildlife launches big blue catfish study
ATHENS, Texas--At a time when many anglers have put away their fishing gear in favor of picking up a .30-06 and heading to the deer lease, a few avid anglers know the cold...
Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
ATHENS, Texas - Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through February 26 for induction into...
Durocher Leaves Legacy of Cultural Change at TPWD
AUSTIN, Texas - There was a time not long ago when Texas bass were small and ended up battered and fried alongside catfish and bluegills. Phil Durocher had a hand in taking...
Rainbows Coming to Tyler
TYLER--The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation (ETWWF) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will host two special fishing events in January 2010. Two...
The Aransas Project Files Notice of Intent to Sue Texas Commission...
ROCKPORT, Texas, Dec. 8 -- The Aransas Project (TAP) today filed a Notice of Intent to sue several officials of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in...